Tom Purcell

Tom Purcell
The Value of Organized Religion to a Representative Republic
By Tom Purcell
Fewer Americans are attending traditional church services. Fewer are attending Catholic schools, too. According to Gallup, the number of Americans who ...
April 13, 2021
Alleged Would-be ISIS Bomber Could Have Lived American Dream
By Tom Purcell
Here's the worst part: He had every opportunity to choose life.Last week, 21-year-old Mustafa Mousab Alowemer was arrested for allegedly ...
June 24, 2019
'Trading Up': Daughters, Sons Can Build Careers Debt-Free
By Tom Purcell
This Thursday is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, the one day every year when young people can ...
April 22, 2019
Bribing Kids' Way into the 'Easy Life' Robs them of True Happiness
By Tom Purcell
Boy, do I feel sorry for Lori Loughlin's daughters.It's been all over the news that Loughlin and her husband allegedly ...
April 15, 2019
God Chose Her to Be a Beggar
By Tom Purcell
Sister Margaret Mary didn't think she was up to the job.Nine years ago, during her 40th year of religious service, ...
March 26, 2019
Sunday Set to Remind: 'Be Kind'
By Tom Purcell
In these heated, divisive times, all of us sure could use more kindness. This coming Sunday, Feb. 17, offers us ...
February 12, 2019
It's Up to Us to Realize Dr. King's Dream
By Tom Purcell
We'll celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and legacy next week. In these angry and divisive times, we all ...
January 15, 2019
Alexa, Why Won't You Reply to My Father?
By Tom Purcell
Is technology innovation doing us more harm than good? My family offers proof that it is.My parents recently got Amazon's ...
January 08, 2019
Joy, Wonder, Laughter Children's Christmas Gifts to Adults
By Tom Purcell
I love Christmas.I love it because my mother has worked hard to make the day magical and eventful for her ...
December 24, 2018
All Along, Google's Been Googling Me
By Tom Purcell
I thought Facebook knew too much about me, but it turns out Google is even worse.Google, like Facebook, makes its ...
December 17, 2018
I'm Dreaming of a Debt-Free Christmas
By Tom Purcell
Merry debt-fueled Christmas, America!According to a recent NerdWallet study, nearly 40 million Americans are still struggling to pay off credit-card ...
December 11, 2018
Give More Thanks - It's Good for You
By Tom Purcell
Thanksgiving is the time of year when we reflect on our incredible blessings, but many Americans aren't feeling very thankful?That's ...
November 22, 2018
School Lunch Bell Signals Another Round in Fight
By Tom Purcell
It's back-to-school week for millions of American children, which means it's time to debate the federal government's role in deciding ...
August 27, 2018
Be Civil, by George!
By Tom Purcell
Can you believe that a man dumped a drink on a teenager because the teenager’s baseball cap favored the president? ...
July 16, 2018